• alleviation
  • WFP/IFAD Qinling Mountain Area Poverty Alleviation Project in Shaanxi and Hubei provinces of China is a six-year integrated rural development project, combining food aid and long-term loans. (wfp.org)
  • Poverty alleviation will continue to be a primary area of focus for our community and all the institutions under the Aga Khan philanthropic foundation, global Shia spiritual leader, the Aga Khan, has said. (business-standard.com)
  • During the Jubilee year and in the future, poverty alleviation will continue to be a primary area of focus for my Jamat (community) and all the AKDN (Aga Khan Development Network) institutions," said the Aga Khan in an address to the global Ismaili community. (business-standard.com)
  • It considers in depth how and what both the authorities at different levels and poverty alleviation programmes have done for the economic development of each commune and for maintaining equity - especially in terms of supporting the poor - and what the poor think of the assistance provided to them, as well as their own problems and solutions. (iied.org)
  • 1996
  • This is one of the reasons why goats are sometimes referred to as the "poor man's cow" (Steele 1996).With poverty, malnutrition and a growing population in the rural areas of South Africa being the order of the day, solutions have to be found to help feed and provide a possible source of income to these people (Mmbengwa 1999). (lrrd.org)
  • burdens
  • But today, the rural areas farthest from the metro areas struggle under century-old burdens of limited educational opportunities and substandard infrastructure, among other challenges. (lamonitor.com)
  • A large body of literature argues that these areas of concentrated poverty place additional burdens on poor families that live within them, beyond what the families' own individual circumstances would dictate. (wikipedia.org)
  • neighborhood
  • The results should be of vital interest to local policymakers in urban areas concerned about neighborhood change, as well as to state and federal policymakers with responsibility for housing, transportation and social welfare policies. (utdallas.edu)
  • The neighborhood is a federally designated poverty area, with a constantly changing mixture of ethnic groups, and lack of adequate services and resources. (wikipedia.org)
  • rural areas
  • Troy Blanchard, Ph.D., an associate professor of sociology at Louisiana State University, in Baton Rouge, who studies health and obesity in poor rural areas, says the findings draw attention to an often-ignored aspect of the obesity and diabetes epidemics. (cnn.com)
  • Residents of rural areas "earn substantially less" than metro residents. (lamonitor.com)
  • After all, even without much of an economy, rural areas offer the blessings of culture, community attachment and social support systems. (lamonitor.com)
  • The article concludes, "For rural areas, efforts to generate jobs and economic growth are never ending. (lamonitor.com)
  • The majority of the people in South Africa live in rural areas (Aliber et al 2005). (lrrd.org)
  • Indeed goats can play a very important role in milk supply in the rural areas provided there is proper management of goat milk production. (lrrd.org)
  • In 2010, access to drinking water was estimated at 68.5%: 91.5% in urban areas (within 0.5 km) and 65.8% in rural areas (within 1.5 km). (wikipedia.org)
  • The higher figure for rural areas may be because the distance to an improved water source used in this definition is higher than the distance used by the Demographic and Health Survey. (wikipedia.org)
  • There thus has been a significant increase in access for water supply and sanitation, which spans both urban and rural areas. (wikipedia.org)
  • but in some rural areas, poverty and overcrowding were extreme. (wikipedia.org)
  • spatial
  • While we found little evidence of a direct impact on the spatial distribution of rural populations on changes in poverty, there is a significant indirect influence, in that accounting for the distribution of rural populations on less-favored agricultural lands or areas reduces estimates of the poverty-reducing impact of income growth. (triplecrisis.com)
  • Concentrated poverty refers to a spatial density of socio-economic deprivation. (wikipedia.org)
  • In this work, Wilson utilizes concentrated poverty as an analytic measure to gauge the changing spatial organization and intensification of poverty, as a territorial category to designate an object of analysis, and also as a causal factor in and of itself, effecting life chances among the poor. (wikipedia.org)
  • charity
  • The Chipping Norton Area Christian Trust: Activate your charity profile today - and you can do all this for FREE. (charitychoice.co.uk)
  • Congregations from Glasgow to the Isle of Wight have partnered with debt counselling charity Christians Against Poverty (CAP) to expand its reach to 218 locations across England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. (capuk.org)
  • suburban
  • It hasn't helped that good jobs are scarce in East Contra Costa County, which has transformed from a blue-collar suburban enclave into a new epicenter of Bay Area poverty in just 15 short years. (sfchronicle.com)
  • What's happening in Bay Area suburbs is playing out across the country, as inner cities revitalize and suburban outposts become poorer. (sfchronicle.com)
  • federal
  • Persistent poverty means 20 percent or more of residents fall below the federal poverty line, as measured by four consecutive censuses. (lamonitor.com)
  • The federal poverty threshold was $24,339 for a family of two adults and two children in 2016. (kidsdata.org)
  • Federal poverty thresholds aim to define and measure poverty over time, rather than describe the amount of income families need to live. (kidsdata.org)
  • Federal poverty guidelines are simplified federal poverty thresholds produced by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and used for administrative purposes such as determining eligibility for federal programs and benefits. (kidsdata.org)
  • The War on poverty, proposed by Lyndon B. Johnson to address the national poverty rate of about nineteen percent, led to the creation of the Economic Opportunity Act, which then established the Office of Economic Opportunity (OEO) to administer the local application of federal funds targeted against poverty. (wikipedia.org)
  • To further emphasize the crisis in Watts, the Watts Riots in August 1965 led the federal and local governments as well as private organizations to pay attention to the inadequate living conditions and lack of federal and local support in the Los Angeles area. (wikipedia.org)
  • African Americans
  • Both redlining and discrimination through the GI Bill relegated most African Americans to a concentrated area within the city, so the declining property values and the higher crime rates could be kept in a contained area. (wikipedia.org)
  • percent
  • By 1965, the unemployment rate in the Watts area escalated to "10.7 percent, compared to only 4.2 percent for the city as a whole. (wikipedia.org)
  • It this in order to improve rural communities because each country is expected to get about 1.4 billion fund based on the calculation of the explanation that the village law, 10 percent of the area according to the state budget and the transfer to the village of Rp 59, 2 trillion, coupled with funds from the budget by 10 percent around Rp 45.4 trillion. (wikipedia.org)
  • administer
  • The definition for "low-income areas" first developed by the Bureau of the Census as part of its work for the newly established Office of Economic Opportunity, a new bureaucracy designed to administer most of the War on Poverty Programs created as a part of Lyndon B. Johnson's Great Society legislative agenda. (wikipedia.org)
  • development
  • The new and detailed poverty measures presented in this report can be used to help design and implement pro-poor development strategies that are both effective and inclusive. (worldbank.org)
  • While broadband will not solve economic problems, lacking it is a definite negative, holding back development of other principal area economic factors such as natural resources, labor force quality, local business specialization and proximity to a major highway. (lamonitor.com)
  • The shifting geography of poverty compels the community development field to reevaluate how we do our work because it signals important changes in the communities we care about. (frbsf.org)
  • As the 2008 World Bank Development Report (p. 49) has pointed out, "in such a case, reducing rural poverty requires either a large-scale regional approach or assisting the exit of populations. (triplecrisis.com)
  • This study considers the causes of household poverty, equity issues and development assistance programmes implemented in each commune. (iied.org)
  • In 2005 the government announced highly ambitious targets to increase coverage in its Plan for Accelerated Sustained Development and to End Poverty (PASDEP) for 2010. (wikipedia.org)
  • Factors
  • Several factors could contribute to better health in low-poverty areas, including greater access to healthy foods, a safer environment more conducive to outdoor exercise, and lower levels of psychological stress, Ludwig says. (cnn.com)
  • Research
  • This 40% threshold became the common definition of "concentrated poverty" in policy and scholarly research. (wikipedia.org)
  • Luis Small's research interests are in the fields of urban poverty, personal networks, qualitative and mixed methods, epistemology. (wikipedia.org)
  • economic
  • After more than a decade, moving from high- to low-poverty areas seems to have had little impact on economic measures such as employment and income. (cnn.com)
  • Chinatown Resource Center The Chinatown Resource Center (CRC) is a focal point of Hamilton-Madison's effort to meet the psychological, economic and social needs of area residents, workers and businesses who were affected by September 11th. (wikipedia.org)
  • metro
  • Free Tattoos Help Cover Up Gang and Racist Related Ink In early August 2017 TM Garret partnered with artists working at Sick Side Tattoo & Body Piercing Studio in Horn Lake, MS (Memphis Metro Area). (wikipedia.org)
  • organization
  • Innovations for Poverty Action (IPA) is registered as a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. (poverty-action.org)
  • The significant challenges in unemployment, housing, transportation and low education levels of the Watts area highlighted the urgent need for an effective community organization in the Watts area. (wikipedia.org)
  • The organization is holding recurring events in high-poverty areas and supporting black communities. (wikipedia.org)
  • below
  • The families who volunteered for the program were sorted into three groups via random lottery: Some received vouchers that enabled them to move into areas with a low poverty rate (below 10%) at the same rent they were paying in public housing, some received vouchers that could be used anywhere, and some -- the control group -- received no new vouchers or assistance. (cnn.com)
  • statistical
  • This enabled researchers to estimate reliable measures of well-being for very small geographic areas (divisions and locations as well as provinces and districts) using statistical simulation techniques. (worldbank.org)
  • overall
  • Thus, our conclusion is that, across a wide range of developing countries, as more rural people are located on remote and less-favored agricultural land, the result is a substantial attenuation of the poverty-reducing impact of overall income growth. (triplecrisis.com)
  • programs
  • The apparent improvements in health associated with low-poverty areas are comparable to the typical outcomes seen with programs that encourage healthy eating or exercise, or that provide medications to people with diabetes, says Jens Ludwig, Ph.D., the lead author of the study and a professor of social service administration, law, and public policy at the University of Chicago. (cnn.com)
  • The Education Program Area at Innovations for Poverty Action rigorously evaluates programs that aim to improve education outcomes and school attendance. (poverty-action.org)
  • Through the WLCAC, Watkins initiated various programs aimed at alleviating poverty in Watts and generally improving the quality of life for members of the community. (wikipedia.org)
  • The War on Poverty failed to provide the funds and services it promised to areas such as Watts, which led to the creation of many local programs to aid their communities. (wikipedia.org)
  • community
  • They saw the War on Poverty as an "opportunity in which long-standing policies and practices were open to question and change" and believed that the way to "create change…is by building community organizations. (wikipedia.org)
  • Hamilton-Madison House is a voluntary, non-profit settlement house dedicated to improving the quality of life of its community, primarily that of the Two Bridges/Chinatown area of the Lower East Side of Manhattan, New York City, United States. (wikipedia.org)
  • However
  • However, the measure of concentrated poverty and the coalescence around an analytical conception of concentrated poverty occurred only in the 1970s. (wikipedia.org)
  • social
  • There have long been areas of concentrated poverty, and the distinct social problems of concentrated poverty, which exacerbate individual impoverishment have been the grounds of reform movements and studies since the mid-19th Century. (wikipedia.org)
  • Small has published books and numerous articles on urban poverty, personal networks, and the relationship between qualitative and quantitative social science methods. (wikipedia.org)
  • cities
  • This more recent focus on concentrated poverty grew largely out of concern about the nation's inner cities in the wake of ongoing deindustrialization, civil unrest in the late 1960s, and the rapid suburbanization and out-migration that followed. (wikipedia.org)
  • Education
  • Is providing better education to areas of poverty the only way the world will have enough food to feed everyone? (debate.org)
  • Education and knowledge has the potential to ease poverty though not "solve" it. (debate.org)
  • Do I think education alone will end poverty? (debate.org)
  • Education is not Step 1 in Eradicating Poverty and Food Distribution Issues! (debate.org)
  • The school models its approach to education after the Oxford/Cambridge system of one-on-one student-faculty tutorials, which are a key component in all areas of study. (wikipedia.org)
  • address
  • It remains to be seen if suburbanization will increase or diminish access to opportunity, but we can identify several challenges that the suburbanization of poverty presents, as well as possible ways to address these challenges. (frbsf.org)
  • terrain
  • In 2006, satellite images indicated that a 700 by 200-meter fenced area within Ningxia-5 km (3.1 mi) southwest of Yinchuan, near the remote village of Huangyangtan-is a near-exact 1:500 scale terrain model reproduction of a 450 by 350-kilometer area of Aksai Chin bordering India, complete with mountains, valleys, lakes and hills. (wikipedia.org)
  • large
  • Located on the Great Plains, just north of the Nebraska Sandhills, Rosebud Indian Reservation has large areas of Ponderosa Pine forest scattered in its grasslands. (wikipedia.org)